Background

Frank has a Master in Bio-engineering from the University of Ghent and an MSc in Economics and Management from the University of Mons (Belgium). He was a Visiting Research Student at the LSE in 2013-2014. Conducting a multi-criteria analysis of the EU Emission Trading Scheme, he finished his PhD in 2013. He is currently assistant professor at the Microeconomics Department of the University of Mons and was elected president of the Expert Committee on Climate Change for the Government of Wallonia (Belgium) in 2017.

Research interests

  • Climate cost-benefit analysis
  • Dynamic optimization under uncertainty
  • The effect of inequality aversion; loss aversion and habit formation on environmental discounting
  • Economic impacts of the EU ETS
  • Compliance in the EU ETS

Research - 2019

The authors of this comment respond to a recent argument put forward by Lemoine and Rudik (2017), that it is efficient to delay reducing carbon emissions because there is substantial inertia in the climate system. Mattauch et al. show that there is no such inertia, which means there is no lag between carbon emissions and warming. Read more

Research - 2017

Research - 2016

Events - 2019

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